It is the year 2019 and no one should be suffering from an outdated kitchen, not when there is so much variety out there to pick from. If your kitchen is in need of a new look, then you should definitely choose now to get started. The possibilities are endless and it can definitely be difficult to know exactly where you might want to begin.
Take a look at all of these stunning kitchens in our photo gallery, and easy place to stop and think about what you want to do next for your kitchen updates. Best of all: have fun.
With dark modern cabinets and beautiful granite countertops, this contemporary kitchen design achieves its signature look from the stunning backsplash.
This large and open custom kitchen has a table that extends from the wall. Overhead, a swiveling unique light fixture is featured.
On the whole, this custom kitchen design is fairly plain. However, the unique architecture of the center island completely changes that.
This all-white kitchen establishes itself within this open-concept space with a large dark island that includes plenty of counter seating.
Framed by a rack for pots and pans overhead, the center island pulls the unique look of this custom luxury kitchen design together.
Sometimes less is more, and it’s great how the minimalist design of this custom luxury kitchen allows the space of the home to shine.
With it’s beautiful turquoise, this wonderful luxury kitchen proves that one bold color choice can make all the difference.
This custom kitchen uses color to a very similar effect, however this time that color is used in the backsplash.
Luxury doesn’t have to mean large. This design perfectly demonstrates how a luxurious look can be achieved in a small space.
One of the best colors you can use for adding spark to an all-white luxury kitchen is a bright green.
The liberal use of red in this design contributes to the vibrancy of the space thanks to the way it interplays with the light wood tones.
To maximize space, a seating area has been appended to the marble center island in this kitchen.
There’s a lot to love about the deep cherry red of this kitchen, but what really makes it special is the lighting and metallic surfaces.
The sense of dimension in this stunning white luxury kitchen is created by the mirrored backsplash.
The glossy surfaces used in this beautiful luxury kitchen give the space an almost hologram like appearance.
White to Wood
This beautiful kitchen gets its pristine look thanks to the contrast between the island’s wood countertop and the main white countertop.
Not only is the center island in this luxury kitchen multi-functional, it’s also incredible to look at!
You have to love the way that the kitchen island has been extended in this custom design in order to provide additional seating.
The smartly designed L-shaped island in this kitchen provides additional floor space and additional seating.
Hardware To Island
In this kitchen, the cabinet hardware and the overhanging light fixtures have been paired with the island.
If you’re using lighter hardwood floors in your open-concept kitchen, then a wood countertop can work well for your kitchen island.
This beautiful custom kitchen design features a rich wood grain on the cabinets that’s broken up by translucent panels.
If you’re going for an all-white and contemporary look, then you should strongly consider dark countertops.
You’ve got to love the way that the metallic blue cabinets pop in this ultra-contemporary custom kitchen design.
While concrete works well as a flooring material for contemporary custom kitchens, so too does hardwood.
Slightly set off from the lest of the living space by a curved counter area, this custom kitchen works perfectly for this home.
Going completely custom with the design of your kitchen means that you can adopt classic, retro styles too.
If you’re going to incorporate seating in your kitchen island, consider going square. This allows everyone at the island to face one another.
There are a lot of cool features in this custom kitchen, including the peg wine rack on the wall.
If you want to soften up the look of a contemporary kitchen design, consider the inclusion of rounded edges.
The antiqued paint job of the cabinets in this kitchen add some depth to the overall design that’s quite nice.
Against the monochromatic color scheme of this black and white custom kitchen, the lime green works wonderfully.
U Got It
This U-shaped kitchen does a number of unconventional things to really stunning effect. Check them out!
Chalk It Up
One of the coolest features in this custom kitchen design is the cabinet that features chalkboard panels.
In order to tie a custom kitchen into an open-concept space, you’ll have to make smart use of décor and color.
Space It Out
The distance between the cool center island and the counters creates ample workspace in this beautiful custom contemporary kitchen.
With reflective surfaces breaking things up, this monochromatic custom kitchen has a wonderfully industrial feel.
The curved shape of the island in this kitchen makes cooking a meal a breeze (and service, too)!
Blending wood, steel, black laminate and LED lights, this wonderful custom kitchen has a totally unique look.
In this custom kitchen with high windows, the open feel is preserved by wall cabinets that feature glass-panel fronts.
What You Need
There’s not a lot to this beautiful custom kitchen, but the design choices are smart and it does just enough.
In The Open
Custom kitchens that feature open shelves and cabinets give you an opportunity to create a familial vibe.
The beautiful sleek look of this white contemporary kitchen with brown countertops allows the beauty of the hardwood floors to come through.
Notice how the floor along with the yellow walls helps to create an eclectic and inviting look for this custom kitchen design.
The metropolitan look of this open custom kitchen design is truly infectious. How could you not love something like this?
The small windows above the wall cabinets in this custom kitchen design add some brightness to the space.
The white tile backsplash used in this custom kitchen design really contributes to the classic look.
Notice how the glass-front cabinets surrounding the top of this custom kitchen create an interesting visual look.
Against the dark floor, this custom kitchen really stands out, especially because of that beautiful kitchen table setup.
The bright wood of the cabinets in this custom kitchen design really create a warm vibe for this contemporary home.
Notice how the shape of this custom kitchen’s center island creates additional work space and seating space.
Remember, you can accent the overall color scheme of your custom kitchen with your appliances.
With subtle changes in color, this predominantly white kitchen achieves an almost coppery appearance.
This stunning custom kitchen manages to increase its sense of dimension thanks to a reflective, glossy floor.
Check out this cream colored kitchen! It manages to combine country elements with contemporary design concepts.
The slate tile floors that have been used in this custom kitchen really give it a luxurious feel.
Lights, Camera, Drama
The design of this contemporary custom kitchen achieves a high level of drama thanks to smartly placed lights.
The big lights that are hanging over the center island in this custom contemporary kitchen really fill the vertical space.
More Big Lights
In this custom kitchen design with lower ceilings, metallic light fixtures add to the country charm.
Home On The Range
The glossy wood surfaces behind the range in this stunning custom kitchen is a deft choice.
Here you have an example of a custom contemporary kitchen that uses interesting angles to achieve a touch of individuality.
A blue and purple center island with coordinated countertops adds some spice into this kitchen design.
This custom kitchen makes interesting storage decisions that add functionality and also contribute to the look.
Fun With Color
Check out how cool it looks to combine two similar colors in the cabinetry of a custom kitchen.
The wood beams over this custom kitchen really complete the luxuriousness and beauty of the design.
While not everyone would love something like this, you’ve got to admit that the egg-shaped center island is cool.
With a blank wall at left, you’ve got to love the way an antiqued green accent table has been used.
We keep telling you that green works for contemporary kitchen designs; are you convinced yet?
You don’t often see wallpaper in custom kitchens, but when you do it’s always to great effect.
A floating reclaimed wood island like the one you see in this kitchen is an excellent place for storage.
The wood table in this open-concept kitchen, which is placed horizontally, is deployed perfectly.
The whole look of this masculine custom luxury kitchen is completed by the beautiful leather seat stools.
With a larger kitchen island like the one in this kitchen, you can always include a wine rack. It’s functional and attractive.
Another material that’s worth considering for your custom kitchen countertops is brushed metal.
With higher ceilings, it may be worth considering a tile pattern that’s arranged vertically instead of horizontally.
A Lot To Love
There’s so many design elements worth highlighting in this stunning custom kitchen that we won’t even bother… Those hanging lights are worth a nod, though.
One way you can accentuate a country vibe for your kitchen is by including multiple patterns.
You might not even notice them at first, but once you do, you’ll see how important the curtains are to the look of this contemporary custom kitchen.
Blue and White
With the dark walls in the space, the blue and white cabinets of this custom kitchen really pop.
The wall at the back of this kitchen, which is covered in a piece of art, really makes the space.
While most will elevate the counter to accommodate seating at the island, you can always provide a lower counter space.
Not only does the large hood contribute to the look of this contemporary custom kitchen, it also completes the look.
A desk is always a worthy addition to any custom kitchen. Kids can do homework there while dinner’s cooking!
Walking On The Counters
This home provides a unique staircase that actually incorporates a stretch of the kitchen counter.
Another way you can inflect your personality into the design of your custom kitchen is through custom counter stools.
This kitchen manages to increase its impressiveness by surrounding the window with cabinets overhead.
With reflective tiles, the backsplash wall in this custom kitchen perfectly catches the light from the over-island chandelier.
Granite to Steel
If you’re going to use steel or metallic appliances in your kitchen, dark granite countertops can complement them well.
Under Island Shelves
This kitchen provides another example you can use for your kitchen island shelves – if you’re going to include them.
The marble backsplash in this black and white contemporary custom kitchen is a beautiful and rewarding choice.
You can do a lot with tile floors – just check out how the black and white tile really makes this custom kitchen pop.
The use of wood in this stunning custom kitchen really unifies the space and accentuates its contemporary styling.
With one curved island at front and a small oval island at center, there’s plenty of space to work in this luxury kitchen.
There’s a lot to love about this luxury kitchen, but its greatest feature is its openness, which comes from the lack of wall cabinets.
Plates and Lights
You might not notice at first, but the lights over the island have been paired to the plates over the range.
It might surprise you to find out how much money it takes to create a rustic looking kitchen like this.
The dark sides of the wall cabinets blend in with the black brick wall, creating the illusion that the wall cabinets are floating.
This is a great example to pay attention to if you’re concerned about brightness in your own luxury custom kitchen.
The way that this kitchen has been incorporated into this massive open-concept space is nothing short of amazing.
Instead of incorporating an island, this custom luxury kitchen uses a kitchen table instead. And it works.
The massive bench at the end of this stunning kitchen island also includes under-seat drawers.
If you’re trying to separate a kitchen from an open-concept space, consider how it will look on the inside and the outside.
This luxury kitchen is another example of how wood countertops can add a home-like feel to a kitchen.
The copper ceiling with track lighting is the true highlight of this stunning luxury kitchen design.
The contemporary styling of this luxury kitchen is nicely broken up by curved lines and splashes of color.
The marble pedestal at the end of this kitchen island is a wonderful touch that adds depth to the design.
Red and Metal
The red and metal surfaces in this custom luxury kitchen really complete its midcentury vibe.
Time To Party
With a massive counter extending around its periphery, this luxury kitchen is tailor-made for a party.
Not only does the massive island in this luxury custom kitchen provide plenty of space for work – there’s plenty of space to eat, too!
This kitchen adopts a similar style to the other “party” example highlighted earlier, but with more of a curved look.
If you’re building your luxury kitchen in a massive space like this, be sure that you’re playing with shadow.
A floating wall like this can be a nice way to break up the space in a larger custom luxury kitchen.
The crossed sides of the island are wonderful touch for this tall luxury kitchen design.
The curvy lines of this luxury kitchen are quite nice, as is the shelf beneath the front countertop.
With dark countertops and backsplash adding contrast, this kitchen achieves a bright look.
The pyramid lights hanging over the island in this beautiful luxury kitchen are a smart choice.
With the overall design making largely conservative choices, the beauty of this kitchen comes from the wood floors.
It’s easy to find the work lanes in this massive luxury kitchen that’s been smartly laid out.
Smart décor choices really complete the classic vibe of this luxury kitchen that features a light blue color.
Island Or Table
If you want the center island of this kitchen to function as an island, you just have to pull away the stools.
A fireplace is the ultimate thing you can include into the design of a beautiful luxury kitchen.
Into The Space
This kitchen design does an excellent job of incorporating itself into this massive open-concept living space.
In order to preserve a sense of space in a smaller luxury kitchen, you’ll want to use backless stools.
The brick backsplash in this kitchen really contributes to the luxurious and lush feel of the wood cabinets.
This example shows how the right appliances can really contribute to a rustic luxury kitchen.
At An Angle
In an L-shaped kitchen space, you may consider an angled island like this to increase the available space.
Dark On Dark
The dark hardwood floors along with the black countertops create a real sense of dimension for this predominantly white luxury kitchen.
By making a number of simple choices, this luxury kitchen manages to not look very much like a kitchen, which is pretty cool.
The way that this kitchen has been designed, whoever is cooking can enjoy the view out of the windows.
When you’re going for a luxury rustic kitchen, you’ll need to spend the money for beautiful custom cabinets.
While you’ll be thinking an awful lot about floors and cabinets, you really should think about your ceiling in a luxury kitchen design.
Check out how this kitchen’s look is entirely made by the arching brick ceiling that’s overhead.
Open-concept homes are the new norm, which means you have to find ways of drawing the eye both toward and away from the kitchen.
When money is no object, you can do pretty much whatever you want with a custom kitchen. So get imaginative and be creative!
A beautiful recessed ceiling and hanging lights accentuate the ample island in this kitchen, which provides plenty of space for barstools.
Open Concept Rustic
When one thinks of an open-concept kitchen, one typically thinks of modern design. However, you can go open concept with any kind of aesthetic you prefer.
The chandeliers in this kitchen are a nice touch, as is the deep pantry area you see at left.
One way to add a touch of class to your luxury kitchen design is to add glass-front cabinets, as you see up above in this stunning kitchen.
The dark wood of the island in this luxury kitchen contrasts with the antiqued white of the cabinets. And, is that a wine rack we see there?
This beautiful luxury country kitchen provides ample counter space for both cooking and entertaining. The brick entryway is a nice touch, as well.
Rustic in Spades
To get a truly rustic feel for your luxury kitchen design, consider going with natural wood grains like you see here.
The rounded counter that surrounds this kitchen is a perfect touch for someone who likes to entertain while he or she is cooking.
There are a lot of unique and beautiful touches in this stunning kitchen design. Perhaps the most eye-catching is that copper prep area on the island.
Fans of classic and luxurious French country designs will find a lot to love about this stunning kitchen.
The dual sink on the center island in this stunning white luxury kitchen is a deft touch, as is the place for hanging pots and pans.
Splitting the Difference
Here, you see a luxury kitchen design that perfectly splits the difference between modern sensibilities and mid-century aesthetics.
One trend in modern kitchen design is adding LED lighting underneath counters. You have to admit that it has a striking visual effect.
Having a luxury kitchen doesn’t mean it needs to be gaudy. Here you see a kitchen that oozes luxury while being simultaneously minimal.
Light and Dark
With globe-shaped hanging lights above the island and white granite countertops, there’s just enough contrast to offset the dark wooden cabinets.
In this luxury kitchen, you can see the striking effect that going for an unusually patterned granite can have for your countertops.
The monochromatic color scheme of this luxury kitchen is perfectly complemented by the monolithic hood over the range.
If you’re looking for a luxury kitchen that oozes urban refinement, then there’s a lot to love about this beautiful open-concept kitchen.
All of the countertops do not need to be at the same height. Check out how this luxury kitchen design plays with elevation and space.
With a Tuscan style, this luxury kitchen design makes use of dark-colored cabinets to contrast the cream colors of the home without.
With a contemporary luxury kitchen design like this one, you want to put some thought into the light fixtures, as they’ll help add drama to the space.
Sometimes the temptation is to fill up the space available with a luxury kitchen, however sometimes it’s a good idea to leave room for people to flow.
With some cotemporary luxury kitchens, you’ll find that the design attempts to blend the kitchen into the rest of the living space. That’s what you see here.
This luxurious country kitchen makes use of two different cabinet colors to create balance across the center of the room.
If you want your kitchen design to have a futuristic feel, you may consider going black and white, as this design does.
With the exposed stone along the back wall in this kitchen, the antiqued copper hood above the range is a nice touch.
One thing that many consider adding to their kitchen designs is a desk. It can be useful, especially if you have a large family.
Go Big or Go Home
If you’re a person that likes to cook, and you want to have the kitchen of your dreams, then there’s one rule: Go big or go home.
There are some who will thoroughly appreciate the clinical whiteness of this luxury kitchen – although, we can’t imagine keeping it clean!
Having a massive island in your kitchen allows for more prep area, and it provides an excellent space for guests to eat.
Circle the Wagons
Another thing you’ll see more and more of with luxury kitchen designs is this: the circular island, which can function as a kind of command center for cooking.
While many will match their island to their cabinets, there’s something to be said for the visual effect of an island that exists in contrast.
We showed you a kitchen similar to this earlier, and now you can see one of the purposes of the lower counter space. How romantic!
Small and Luxe
A luxury kitchen doesn’t need to be enormous. As long as it’s smartly designed, you can get a lot of mileage out of it.
Deep Cherry Red
In a luxury kitchen that features antiqued white cabinets, going with a deep cherry red for the island always works beautifully.
By using beautiful natural wood for its cabinets, this luxury kitchen design manages to be at once contemporary and classic.
The use of hanging copper pots and interesting décor items gives this luxury kitchen a thoroughly rustic vibe.
The highlight of this luxury kitchen design is the barstools, which work perfectly with the kitchen’s modern touches.
The exposed brick in this kitchen design really sets the look off. Also, the glass light fixtures are a beautiful and deft touch.
Note how the range in this luxury kitchen design is open to another room; it’s a unique and intriguing choice!
If you have the space to allow for it, you can consider going with two islands – one for prep and one for guests.
The swooping white countertop helps to keep this contemporary luxury kitchen design from being too boxy.
Blue and Wood
The darker powder blue used in this luxury kitchen provides a nice contrast to the dark wood stain of the cabinets.
If your kitchen functions as a dining room as well, angling the center island can help to open up the space.
The domed ceiling above the center island in this luxury kitchen helps to complete the Mediterranean aesthetic.
The octagonal shape of the center island in this deep cherry red luxury kitchen works beautifully with the breakfast nook area.
Rather than keeping the dining area and the kitchen separate, they can be incorporated with one another.
The dark granite countertops used in this luxury kitchen work beautifully with the natural grain of the cabinets.
So Much Space
The large, square center island in this beautiful luxury kitchen adds an enormous amount of extra counter space.
Going tall with your kitchen cabinets can be especially important if you’re going for rustic country luxury.
Outside the Box
This amazing small kitchen makes use of geometrically interesting shapes to create its aura of luxury.
Like the previous luxury kitchen, this one makes use of interesting shapes to create something unique and striking.
The dark colors used in the kitchen of this open-concept space allow the living spaces to soak in the ample natural light.
If you’d like to separate the seating at your island from the prep area, you can consider adding an accent countertop like you see here.
In this kitchen, you’ll note how the choice of square hardware for the cabinets creates an interesting visual effect.
One thing you should consider doing in order to up the luxury level of your kitchen is incorporating your refrigerator into the cabinetry.
Cook and Dine
Crafting a dining area that complements and blends in with the design of the kitchen is a really luxurious touch.
A View That Pops
This luxury kitchen shows how going with dark cabinets can allow the view that you have to really pop.
This long, luxury kitchen design has been expertly deployed in order to maximize available counter space.
The color palate used in this luxury kitchen design, along with the glass cabinets, gives the room a relaxing visual effect.
Ain’t No Law For It
And there ain’t no law against it: If you want, you can have a pool table smack dab in the middle of your brand new luxury kitchen.
Making smart and outside-of-the-box choices with your lighting can really transform your kitchen design into something extraordinary.
It’s hard not to love and appreciate the stylish appeal of this beautiful open-concept luxury kitchen design.
With striking dark countertops, this white luxury kitchen design has a three-dimensional appeal that wouldn’t be possible with lighter-colored granite.
If you want a kitchen design that oozes classic luxury, then strongly consider going with cherry red for your cabinets.
This luxury kitchen design manages to achieve an artistic, eclectic look, while still hitting all of the contemporary design notes.
The white kitchen is popular for those seeking luxury. This kitchen manages to be different by going with this striking wood countertop for its island.
Like a Pro
Going with steel countertop surfaces for your luxury kitchen design will give you a place to cook that’s fit for a professional.
The use of curved cabinets and purple give this luxury kitchen a look that’s inspired and new.
This modern luxury kitchen has a look to it that flows beautifully into the open-concept space.
Island of Steel
In this contemporary luxury kitchen, the steel center island is a tremendous touch.
The ample center island in this luxury kitchen provides plenty of space underneath for storing stools.
Light and Grey
In this luxury kitchen design, the light stain used on the cabinets is balanced nicely by the grey paint used on the walls.
The use of different colors in this luxury kitchen design gives it a thoroughly refined and fashionable feel.
This amazing and contemporary luxury kitchen design makes a number of unique choices that really pay dividends.
In order to add some spark, this luxury kitchen design makes use of a mosaic countertop. It works perfectly with the square windows and doors surrounding.
Let There Be Light
How can you not love this kitchen? Of course the cabinets are beautiful, but that skylights above completely make the space.
Exposed stone surfaces are the perfect counterpart for the wood cabinets in this amazing kitchen design.
Note that lower countertop area on this kitchen design. Also, note how the creamy color keeps things cheerful.
Wood and White
In this kitchen, wrap-around wooden countertops are used to add dimension to the pure white cabinets.
The Outside World
Adding doors that open up your kitchen to the outside world can really up the luxury level, and it makes things easier for summer entertaining.
In order to make your kitchen luxurious and truly yours, consider using colors that you enjoy to spice things up.
Notice how the wrap-around white countertop works beautifully on the center island in this luxury kitchen design.
The rounded edge of the island in this kitchen lends an interesting visual effect while also increasing the space’s functionality.
This luxury kitchen with contemporary flair is another example of how important lighting choices can be to these kinds of design.
Here, different shapes and rounded edges are used to give this contemporary luxury kitchen a different kind of feel from others.
Green With Envy
Neon green may not be the first color you think of for your kitchen, but check out how well it works with white cabinets in this design.
Speaking of Green…
Green, especially lighter greens, can be used more liberally in order to add some brightness to your kitchen design.
Sharp Dressed Kitchen
You just have to love the deep grey used for the cabinets in this kitchen, and the light green island is a perfect counterpart.
The deep red used in this kitchen, along with the interesting geometrical shapes, give this design a space-age flair.
Purple has long been the color associated with royalty, and it can give your kitchen a luxurious look… If you’re brave enough for it, of course!
Another way that you can easily up the luxury level of your kitchen is to consider a more luxurious floor material.
This luxury kitchen design has a fun touch to it. Do you see the fireplace at the far end of the room? Totally cool!
Effective Use of Space
The layout of this luxury kitchen design makes effective use of the space allowed for it.
Making an interesting choice with your range’s hood can help add spice to your kitchen design.
With a rounded countertop like the one you see here, you could practically turn your kitchen into a full-service bar!
If you feel that you need to maximize the natural light you get in your kitchen, light-colored countertops are always a great decision.
You may not think of log homes when you think of luxury, but perhaps this awesome kitchen design will change your mind!
By pushing out the island into the adjoining room, this smaller luxury kitchen manages to increase in size.
Jam-packed, white and beautiful, there’s a lot to admire about this stunning luxury kitchen design.
The overhead glass cabinets dividing the kitchen from the dining room in this design are an excellent touch.
Dark on Dark
The dark countertops with the dark cherry color of the cabinets are a perfect contrast to the light-colored wallpaper.
The grey marble backsplash used in this kitchen design blends beautifully with the brushed metal appliances and hanging lights.
With dark cherry wood colors, beautiful countertops and glass cabinets, this kitchen design has an appeal like an old library.
Dark colors and deep wood used throughout this luxury kitchen give it a thoroughly intimate appeal.
The elevated bit of glass countertop is the crowing touch in this stunning, but small, luxury kitchen design.
With a large enough room, you can create a luxury kitchen that also doubles as a dining room. Check this one out!
The wood-grain cabinets that make a line through the standard white cabinets provide an interesting visual effect for this kitchen.
Floor and Counter
When designing your luxury kitchen, consider how the countertops will look against the flooring.
Check out the hood in this luxury kitchen, which also contains the overhead lighting for the island.
With a countertop that emerges into the surrounding space, this small luxury kitchen makes a number of other interesting choices that make it truly unique.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Fans of Frank Lloyd Wright and art deco design will find a lot to love in this luxury kitchen design.
The center island with its amazing light fixture and ample seating is a stunning focal point for this modern kitchen.
Iron and Wood
The barstools in this luxury kitchen, which are made of natural wood and wrought iron, work beautifully with the brown, boxy cabinets.
It’s really hard to ignore the appeal of this amazing clean white center island with steel countertop.
A curved ceiling with recessed lighting adds amazing dimension to this kitchen design.
Red and White
Another interesting color scheme that’s often employed in contemporary luxury kitchens is red and white. It works beautifully with fogged glass cabinets.
Though small, this luxury kitchen, which mixes white cabinets, wood cabinets and glass, has real style.
In this luxury kitchen, the center island has been solely dedicated to dining. It looks like a beautiful place to eat!
Spacious and Contemporary
This spacious and contemporary kitchen design uses light colors and wood in order to create a cheerful atmosphere.
With country touches throughout, this luxury kitchen has two islands, one for prep and the other for dining. It looks like a perfect kitchen for a couple!
Here’s another kitchen that shows you can do interesting things with shapes and curves if you desire.
There are too many amazing design choices that were made in this luxury rustic kitchen to count!
Modern Art Deco
This luxury kitchen design melds contemporary touches with an art deco aesthetic to beautiful effect. Check out those light fixtures!
High ceilings and an imposing beam really transform this kitchen into an exceptional living space.
Aluminum and Granite
The aluminum posts at the corners of the center island in this kitchen design work excellently with the granite countertops.
Whatever style you choose to go with, you can always make interesting décor decisions with your kitchen design.
While many prefer to be conservative with their kitchen designs, you can always inject your personality if you so choose.
Wood and Plants
The wood beams across the traditional luxury kitchen design are striking, as is the use of plants for décor.
Natural Wood Grains
If you’re trying to maintain brightness in your kitchen, choosing to go with light, natural wood grains is always a solid choice.
Black and Blue
The choice of blue countertops to go with the black cabinets is an interesting one in this striking luxury kitchen.
If you really want to set your kitchen design apart from others, look into ideas for adding dramatic lighting.
Live the Dream
Having an amazing luxury kitchen in your home is a thing most people wish for. Get started on your design, and make your dream a reality!
Drab and Dark
With uninspired wood cabinets, white kitchen appliances, not much lighting, and a dark red paint, this kitchen clearly needs some work.
In order to really open up the space, the first thing to go was the countertop between the kitchen and the dining room beyond.
Getting Some Help
All the cabinetry ripped out, Sally and her husband decided to enlist the kids for some help with the demo work.
The Big Budget Item
By far, the most expensive part of this kitchen renovation was extending the home outward, thus allowing for a larger and grander kitchen space.
Let There Be Light
With lighting being a huge problem in the previous kitchen’s design, these homeowners decided to install a huge picture window in the kitchen space.
Considering that this kitchen will be part of a larger open-concept space, the homeowners decided to go with beautiful hardwood floors.
Even More Lighting
Further solving the lighting problem of the previous kitchen’s design, the homeowners elected to install ample recessed lighting in the new space.
Simple White Cabinets
In order to create the luxury feel that they wanted, these homeowners elected to go with simple and pure white cabinets.
The Full Look
As nice are the cabinets are, though, they really can’t give you a sense of how beautiful the space is now!
Closer Island Look
The center island, which offers paths on both sides (unlike the previous design) is elegantly designed, hiding the microwave from the view of the other living spaces beyond.
Another Smart Move
The center island also provides a large sliding drawer that conceals both the trash and recycling from view as well!
Above the Range
While the cabinets are largely unadorned, some beautiful detailing above the range adds a wonderful sense of elegance to the space.
Finally the placement of the farmhouse sink right beneath one of the kitchen’s new windows is an incredible and smart choice!
One Final Look
But it wasn’t just the kitchen that received love from these homeowners, check out the other living spaces as seen from just outside the kitchen. Gorgeous!
White Into the Open
With the light hardwood floors underneath, there’s no denying this open concept space is beautiful. But it’s the clean design of the kitchen, which features marble countertops, that really brings spark to the space.
A View to a Kill
Sometimes it’s not your kitchen itself that makes it a dream; it’s the view. The simple and contemporary design of this kitchen ensures the view is the focal point here.
The high-gloss finish on the wood cabinets ensure that this dream kitchen design is always bathed in light. Gorgeous!
The Right Countertop
There are granite countertops and then there are ones like that of this dream kitchen’s center island. Those long, dark stripes really draw the eye.
Functional and Rustic
Have a thing for kitchens that feature a rustic aesthetic? This kitchen demonstrates you can get that look without things feeling “worn”.
The Ultimate in Entertaining
With a kitchen that opens up beautiful to the outside, the choice to have a long island with ample seating is a smart one.
A Statement Backsplash
Tall and gorgeous, there’s a lot to love about this dream kitchen design. But, what really makes it stand out is the stone backsplash behind the stove.
The Lights Overhead
In a big and airy kitchen like this with sweeping beams, you want to accentuate the height of the space. These gorgeous light fixtures do a wonderful job of that!
That Center Island, Though
The light blue and antiqued color on the center island of this kitchen is a real stunner, as are the braced sides of the island.
The Big Cabinet
When building a dream kitchen, don’t be afraid to think outside of the box. Check out how cool that big blue cabinet at the end of the center island is!
The Little Things
If you’ve got a yen for cooking, then you’ll want the little design touches that make your kitchen a dream to use. That little prep sink is so cool looking and also so functional!
For the True Professional
Dreaming of having a kitchen that you can run like a three-Michelin-star restaurant? You’ll find a lot to love here, then.
The Wrap Around Counter
One thing you can do to make a big statement with a dream kitchen design is to have the countertop on your center island wrap around the side.
Look to Your Right
The kitchen itself here is absolutely gorgeous, but what really makes this space is the dark wood wall on the right.
It’s Your Dream
But, do you really want to know what makes a dream kitchen a dream kitchen? It’s the realization of your own sense of style and aesthetic.
The backsplash of gray, white and black perfectly complements this white kitchen. The gray island and flooring tie it all together.
This kitchen has just the right storage options for making use of the small space. Regularly used items tuck nicely in this hidden cupboard.
The teal lights and backsplash add a perfect pop of color to this bright white kitchen. Skylights keep the whole place dazzling.
White & Silver
This white kitchen with silver accents and soft backsplash makes for creating savory dishes anytime. Plenty of storage makes it so easy.
This white kitchen with its’ clear globes and super light backsplash feels like being in a cloud. The dark island adds perfect contrast.
This simple kitchen design keeps everything organized. Plain white backsplash and gray counters keep the look clean.
This gorgeous island is surely the focal point of this kitchen. Added sink makes cooking a breeze.
This small kitchen has all you’ll need to create your culinary masterpieces. Lots of storage and plenty of light are a plus.
This kitchen is stunning, with its’ wall of storage, that beautiful island with sink, and just steps from the outside patio.
This large white kitchen has all the storage you’ll ever need, with enough floor space to dance before dinner!
This kitchen has a bit of a country flair, with the window shades and pantry doors. The flooring ties gray and silver together for a perfect look.
The marble top on this island adds to the richness of the dark wood and the gray countertops. Sunny windows make it bright.
This kitchen is made for cooking. Lots of counter space and storage, and plenty of room to create!
Blue & White Delight
This white and blue kitchen is such a beautiful creation. Double ovens and silver accents are a perfect touch.
Long and Lovely
Dark wood and that colorful area rug give this kitchen pizzazz. Green chairs in the dining area a perfect addition.
Repurpose an old dresser or other furniture to make an interesting feature item in your kitchen – a new coat of paint and some organizational hacks will instantly transform it into a beautiful new pantry!
Always chic, chrome accents and appliances will keep your kitchen updated and modern.
Let There Be Light!
A healthy mixture of light wood, neutral tile, and pops of cheerful color mean your guests and family will always regard the kitchen as the most inviting room in the house.
If you have the space to get creative, narrow cabinets instead of the normal sizes can add visual interest to a kitchen. Use them for displaying smaller dishes and glassware, leaving the larger items to shelving or lower cabinets.
All in the Details
A traditional kitchen stays modern and updated with details like these shaded light fixtures and sleek wooden bar stools.
Every Inch of Space
We love this little microwave oven, cozily framed by cabinets and the refrigerator. An economic and aesthetically appealing use of that last inch of space!
If you are lacking in an interesting or artistic backsplash, use the tools you have to create interest: in this case, polished wooden cutting boards provide all the artwork needed to fill the space between stovetop and cabinets.
Clean and Clear
A minimalist’s dream, this spacious kitchen features a simple design of polished chrome and light wood paired with sharp modern furnishings. Less is more, in such a setting.
A rare gem, this wooden stovetop hood is an immediate eye-catcher and a great conversation piece.
Sophistication is the name of the game with this kitchen’s clean crown molding and detailed island countertop.
Sky’s the Limit
Natural light is the best light, and these skylights allow for plenty of sunlight to brighten this sophisticated modern design.
For a thoroughly modern look with just a touch of the rustic life, add a quirk of personality such as this island’s side panels, reminiscent of polished barn doors.
Chrome Apron Sink
The common apron sink stays chic and modern with a brushed chrome finish, set in a gleaming granite countertop.
Warm and Inviting
The unusual hue of these warm bricks brings out the gold of unique light fixturing and coppery accents throughout this modern kitchen.
All Things Grand
With an oversized floor plan and grandiose design, pay attention to the details which will give such a room some personality, like special crown molding and the careful usage of shelves to display important family heirlooms.
The chrome light fixtures hanging over the center island are the perfect complement to this all-white kitchen.
There are a lot of cool features in this kitchen design, most especially the pantry closet with that fun door.
Striking Tile Work
This kitchen definitely makes a splash thanks to that tile work behind the cabinets and below the countertop of the center island.
Black and White
Here’s a black and white kitchen design that does a number of different things well in terms of creating a sense of dimension.
If you want a rustic look in your kitchen, or else want some flexibility, a floating island can be a nice thing to have!
Wood countertops need to be taken care of, but there’s no denying the immediately appealing effect they have.
When you’re looking to really up the luxury factor of an all-white kitchen, marble is going to be your best friend.
Though small, this wonderful L-shaped kitchen gets plenty of counter space thanks to that center island.
This kitchen is a bit bigger, but definitely demonstrates the utility of having an L-shaped kitchen.
You’ve got to love the richness of the red wood cabinets that make up this charming kitchen.
Home on the Range
In a larger kitchen, functionality can really be increased by placing your range in the center island rather than along a wall.
When a kitchen is opened up into other living space, you’ll want to go for symmetry in your design.
If you’re interested in going for a contemporary vibe, you’ll find some useful things to steal in this kitchen design.
The square light fixtures hanging over the center island really up the classic vibe of this wonderful kitchen.
Here you have a kitchen that features a tray ceiling, which helps to keep the space from feeling too closed in.
The wooden beams stretching overhead in this kitchen design really help to define the space.
Big Open Space
The way in which this big open kitchen manages to incorporate the dining room is really cool.
The wood columns that form the center of this incredible kitchen are striking and totally unique.
Using muted and dark colors, this kitchen makes incredible use of lighting to remain charming and inviting.
Make sure that whatever color palate you choose is something that’s going to make you feel at home in your kitchen.
The open shelving in this beautiful luxury kitchen is perfectly complemented by the floating island.
The white color scheme of this luxury kitchen helps to keep a light and airy feel alive for the whole open-concept living space.
With the kitchen featuring a predominantly white color scheme, the black soapstone countertop of the center island is a deft touch.
Light and Shadow
This luxury kitchen design is a masterwork in terms of demonstrating how light and shadow can really punch of a kitchen’s look.
Luxury and Rustic
Just because you want to have a rustic aesthetic in your kitchen, that doesn’t mean that things can’t look luxurious.
What really accentuates the beauty of this open-concept luxury kitchen is the mosaic tile backsplash.
The wainscoting on the walls really helps to add an infectious geometric quality to the look of this luxury kitchen.
The Grand Look
With high ceiling, there’s no denying that this beautiful put together kitchen design has a grand feel to it.
Sometimes, it’s what you do with the ceiling in your kitchen that’s going to define its look and feel.
If you’re going to go for a contemporary look, you can always try to do something fun like the red countertop on the center island in this example.
The hardwood floors with their distressed look really define the overall feel of this beautiful luxury kitchen.
One thing that will instantly scream luxury in any kitchen design is the inclusion of a wine cooler. Wow!
The deep blue of the cabinets in the center island of this kitchen design is a prefect touch that adds a real sense of dimension and depth to the look.
One thing that really gives any kitchen design a touch of luxury is the inclusion of a white subway tile backsplash, as you see here.
Something else that always feels luxurious in a kitchen design is a center island that features a beautiful wood countertop.
Black and Beautiful
You’ve got to love the design of the center island of this kitchen, and how the black really adds visual excitement to its luxurious feel.
Here you’ve got a delicious kitchen design featuring a symmetric look that’s accentuated by the long hardware on the cabinets.
Beautiful Light Fixtures
It’s the beautiful hanging globe light fixtures that really take this luxury kitchen design to the next level.
Those who want a luxury kitchen that’s perfect for entertaining should take notes from the center island in this example.
As always, remember that the décor you choose for your kitchen goes a long way toward determining if it feels luxurious or not.
Having a sizeable pantry is always a pleasure, and this one has a delicious farmhouse style.
This wonderful kitchen design proves that a you can be industrial while also being exciting and inviting.
When you’re going with simply design cabinets, you’ll also want to be simply designed with your hardware.
Drawing the Eye
Depending upon how you lay things out, your center island can be something that draws the eye into the room.
Those who are seeking a rustic look in their kitchen design will find plenty of inspiration here.
The inclusion of a dry-erase board into the cabinetry is a really smart touch for this cool kitchen design.
Marble and Farmhouse
The combination of a marble countertop with a farmhouse sink is always something that looks and feels luxurious.
To really ad some personality to your kitchen, you may wish to include shelves where décor or decorative plates can be displayed.
A really smart way to layout your kitchen can be to put your range on the center island.
If you don’t do that, be sure to use attractive light fixtures in order to really frame the center island into the space.
To really create a sense of drama in the design of your kitchen, consider including under-cabinet lighting.
White and Black
When you want something that’s striking and dimensional, the combination of white and black is the tops.
An ample and charming breakfast nook makes this kitchen design exceedingly charming.
To really maximize your prep and entertaining areas, you’ll want to consider going with the double island.
Those three colorful bottles at the back of this contemporary kitchen help to add just the right amount of visual spark.
Note how the dark backsplash that you set at left behind the shelves helps to add dimension to this kitchen design.
With limited space, this wonderful kitchen manages to be both beautiful and totally functional. Wow!
In a contemporary kitchen design, you may wish to make some high-contrast color choices like you see here.
Light and Dark
The light color of the cabinets here is the perfect contrast to the dark wood wall just beyond.
When you’re looking for the most rugged and attractive option for kitchen flooring, tile is undoubtedly your best bet.
See Those Ceilings
A variety of ceiling types lend visual interest and open up the room for a light, airy feel.
Nice and Warm
Nothing says home like comfort and warmth. Bring that into the kitchen with brightly-hued rugs and a shiny copper stove hood paired with warm wooden accents.
Fix Your Eyes
Beautifully mysterious lighting fixtures turn a simple white kitchen island into a statement-making fixture.
Magnificent crown molding lends an air of grand luxury to an otherwise modest space.
Texture and Tone
Add interest to a basic kitchen with textural elements such as wooden side panels, perfectly paired with a brightly-hued backsplash.
Smooth and Simple
No handles, no knobs – smooth simplicity is the impactful name of this game.
All About Those Shelves
Elongated open shelving makes a modern, rustic alternative to traditional cabinetry.
Tongue and Groove Ceiling
Wooden slats form a sleek tongue and groove ceiling in this flawless white kitchen, an artistic variation from drywall or tile.
Lights, Camera, Action!
Sparkling light fixturing and the unexpected luxury of under-counter lighting on the kitchen island adds an element of extravagance to this modern kitchen.
Stone-look tile flooring is a beautiful and practical alternative to traditional tile or laminate flooring, perfect for this sleek modern kitchen decorated in neutral hues.
The recessed nature of this double-sectioned kitchen sink allows for easy cleanup and meal prep on the island.
Pristine stonework and crown molding lend an almost fireplace-like look to this luxury kitchen.
Update an antiquated piece of furniture like this china cabinet with a coat of dramatic paint in a modern hue.
Colorful and full of personality, this multicolored backsplash shines with happiness and everything wonderful about a family kitchen.
A magnificent picture window not only permits natural lighting into this all-important space, it also serves as natural artwork – no additions needed.
The cool hues of this kitchen’s stone flooring mirror its sharply-angled countertops, combining with the pure white cabinetry for a sleek, modern design.
A Study in Stripes
Contrasting black and white and accents of striking gold – this sleek little kitchen packs a punch with artistic flair.
A beautifully vaulted ceiling sports exposed wooden beams in this aqua-accented kitchen, peaceful and alluring.
A lover of the neutral tones will be thrilled with the soft stone textures and gray shades of this gorgeously designed kitchen.
Surprise and delight that special chef in your life with a series of modern fixtures, offset with under-cabinet lighting and unusual cabinetry.
Back To Counter
The beautiful look of this kitchen is completed by pairing the island countertop with the range backsplash. Love that marble!
The design of this kitchen combines contemporary elements with classic Craftsman styling to tremendous effect.
The light hardwood floors used in this kitchen add a subtle level of contrast to the white cabinets with white countertops.
While the primary countertops in this kitchen are a dark green, the center island uses a beautiful slab of dark wood.
The smart use of lighting in this darker kitchen creates dramatic shadows that increase the overall beauty of the space.
Sometimes you just need an accenting piece to really beautify things. The rack hanging from the wood beams accomplishes that here.
By being a bit understated in places, this gorgeous kitchen is able to let the natural beauty of the space shine through.
The red cabinets in this kitchen straddle the line between fun and professional. It’s a really beautiful look.
Instead of including an island, this lovely kitchen has a beautiful table with even more beautiful chairs around it.
This beautiful all-white kitchen with double-basin farmhouse sink has a wonderful center island with a wooden countertop and detailed edges.
Stone and Wood
The wonderful wooden beams overhead in this beautiful kitchen are perfectly complemented by the stone surfaces.
The charm of this beautiful kitchen design is wonderfully completed by the globe glass lights hanging over the island.
Something that adds a touch of luxury and beauty to any kitchen is wainscoting. Here you can see it on the island behind the stools.
The exposed shelves at left in this beautiful kitchen are an awesome design choices, as are the lights above the island.
Another way that you can really increase the beauty quotient in your kitchen is by selecting unique appliances.
Wood on Wood
Natural wood that’s been wonderfully stained is always beautiful. This kitchen uses these kinds of surfaces in abundance.
The simplicity of this modern kitchen’s design allows the natural light to create shadows that dance across the space.
One way to create a unique and beautiful look for your kitchen is to pick a conversation-starter piece, like the pink refrigerator here.
The rich patterns of the black-and-white granite countertops in this kitchen offer all of the beauty that this design needs.
Combined with the light wood countertops, the glass front countertops are the perfect touch for this stunning kitchen design.
One thing that can really beautify a kitchen is a stunning chandelier, just the like one you see in this white kitchen with dark hardwood floors.
You’ve got to love the red and orange backsplash in this white kitchen design. It really makes a statement!
Though not traditional, you’ve got to love the beige countertops that are used int his beautiful white kitchen design.
To really get an exceptionally beautiful kitchen, you’ve got to be unique. Check out the strange design of this example!
One design secret for beautiful kitchens is polished concrete floors. Look how wonderfully they work here!
With white countertops predominating in this beautiful kitchen, the choice of wood for the island is a wonderful one.
Complemented by marble countertops with detailed edges, this all-white kitchen is wonderful to behold.
The dark hardwood floors of this beautiful kitchen really allow the contemporary design of the cabinets and shelves to stand out.
In order to achieve it’s wonderfully rustic look, this kitchen combines mood lighting with antiqued surfaces and beautiful hardwood floors.
The double island is a beautiful touch for this kitchen, but it’s the tile and wood flooring that makes the space.
The shape of this large center island is definitely unique, but it’s tied to the space through the octagonal chandelier.
Metal and Wood
With deeply stained wood cabinets and lighter notes in the backsplash, the metal countertops and light fixtures are a perfect choice.
Stone and Wood
To really bring out the natural beauty of the wood and stone surfaces in this kitchen recessed lighting has been used.
In an open-concept living space, you may wish to create and imposing kitchen design like this, which instantly draws the eye.
The U-shaped design of this luxury kitchen’s island, which provides ample seating, is perfect for entertaining. That’s LA living for you!
The dark kitchen here is a wonder to behold thanks to its massive countertops. Also note how it’s drawn into the design of the open-concept space quite nicely.
Using the exposed wood beams above to include natural elements, this kitchen design reeks of a home-like atmosphere.
If you’re going to invest in ornate and intricate cabinets, then you want a blank canvas for flooring, as it allows those intricacies to stand out.
To really add a sense of drama to an all-white and beautiful kitchen, consider going darker with the island cabinets.
The selves at the end of the long island add architectural interest to the space, while also providing plenty of room for cookbooks.
The vibrant grain of the richly stained cabinets in this mostly metal kitchen is a real standout!
For a beautiful kitchen that’s a little less “in your face”, grey can be a wonderful choice for your cabinet color.
Not only is a rack above your center island useful, it can also create an interesting vibe for your kitchen.
Not only does converting your island into a kitchen table increase your kitchen’s functionality, it also improves the overall look.
A copper hood over your range in a dark wood kitchen can really increase the sense of luxury and refinement.
The wonderful, rectangular light fixture hanging over the island in this kitchen really completes its modern look.
By having two kitchen island set off at an angle from one another, this beautiful white kitchen achieves a unique look and feel.
Another way to add some serious curb appeal to a kitchen is to create a ceiling like the one you see here.
With long dark beams extending overhead, this kitchen uses lighter countertops to increase the sense of dimension created.
With thin, granite countertops underneath the wall cabinets, this kitchen uses a beautiful, carved piece of wood for its island counter.
A Michelin-starred chef would feel right at home in this amply sized and apportioned kitchen.
The interplay of the green and white in this kitchen design creates an inviting and cheerful atmosphere, which would be perfect for a family.
With a curved sweep, this kitchen successfully breaks up the boxier elements of the home’s architecture, creating drama where there was none before.
The light color and ornate cabinetry serve to create a kitchen space that appears much larger than it actually is.
With an L-shaped countertop, the chef in this kitchen can work while his or her diners play around the outside.
While not for everyone, the bold red colors of the cabinetry in this kitchen, along with their unadorned quality, will appeal to those who prize minimalism.
If you were to have a kitchen like this, no one would ever mistake you for someone who’s backward facing.
The design of this elegant kitchen shows that it’s always possible to do a lot with even the most limited space.
With the cabinets color balanced eloquently with the back splash, the plain white of the countertops really stand out in this kitchen.
Here, the marble of the kitchen island serves as the focal point as the minimalism of the cabinets allows the room to bathe in the light from the ample windows.
It’s the curvature of the cabinetry and the countertops that make this kitchen design so fun and enticing.
Everything about this kitchen has been designed to promote an environment that’s conducive to entertaining.
Any ideas about what a kitchen can be go out the window when you view how open this space is.
With a countertop that functions as a step in a set of stairs, it’s clear from this kitchen that you’ve not seen it all.
The wood beams overhead only serve to increase the drama of the bold design choices in this unique kitchen.
Even the smallest kitchen spaces can be made more inviting with bold color choices and design schemes.
Industrial touches serve to make this kitchen the dreamscape of an architect that prizes modernism and refinement.
With blue walls standing out against minimalist cabinetry, this kitchen creates a cheerful atmosphere quite well.
Dark woods in the floors and cabinetry serve to create a kitchen that offers a quiet enclave away from the rest of the home.
The dark hardware on the cabinetry in this kitchen is the finishing touch on a room the features ornate, elegant and luxurious design.
Bright windows raining down light from up high, this kitchen elegantly creates a sense of dimension with its windowed cabinets.
A metal countertop finishes off the thoroughly modern look of this kitchen, which would be right at home in the Silicon Valley.
When you have a stunning view like this kitchen, you don’t want to introduce design elements that distract from it.
The dark hardwood floors create a sense of drama in this kitchen which prizes a sleek look.
If slightly imposing, the cabinets that reach far up from the floor lend this kitchen a sense of fullness that many kitchens lack.
This kitchen demonstrates quite elegantly that it’s possible to balance modern design choices with rustic elements.
Those looking for an open concept for their kitchen will find plenty of inspiration in this inviting, contemporary design.
Here, the design of this kitchen plays with space, with a lower lounge area separate by a level from the kitchen and a small breakfast table.
With three beautiful brushed-metal lights hanging above the center island, this smaller kitchen proves that even the tiniest kitchen can be luxurious.
With ornate cabinetry surrounding and beautiful granite countertops, this kitchen derives its personality from the wrought iron chandelier that hangs above the island.
White Kitchen Featuring Island with Wood Countertop
For many, the ideal kitchen color scheme is the pure-white kitchen, despite how hard such a space is to keep clean. When designing such a kitchen, though, it’s important to develop some degree of visual contrast. This kitchen, which features contemporary styling, does this by using a wood countertop on the center island.
White Kitchen with Contrasting Grey Center Island
Of course, you don’t just have to use countertops in order to create visual contrast in a white kitchen design. Here, the homeowner has chosen to use a grey pain for the center island cabinets. This results in a space that has appreciable dimension and depth. Also worthy of note is the silver and grey tiles used for the backsplash over the range.
Contemporary Kitchen Featuring Classic Notes and Center Island
Here is a kitchen that does a beautiful job of combining the principles of contemporary kitchen design with contemporary styling. Of particular note is the center island, which features a darkly stained wood countertop with detail edges. Also, check out the edge of the island, which extends into the open-concept living space. It provides space for guest to gather in the kitchen area.
White Kitchen With Black Countertops and Cabinet Hardware
Turning back to white kitchen design and the importance of contrast, take a look at this splendid and charming design. The highlight here is the black granite countertops, which help to establish the dimension and lines of the kitchen. Also, note how the beige backsplash underneath the cabinets helps to accentuate this sense of dimension.
Rustic Kitchen Design with Countertop Fireplace and Farmhouse Sink
This rustic kitchen is able to achieve an incredible balance of design thanks to a number of difference choices. First, note how the unique countertop fireplace is made with brick, which is then mirrored in the ceiling above the center island. Also, notice how important the shape and lines of a farmhouse sink, which can also be found on the center island, are to establishing the look.
White Contemporary Kitchen with Contrasting Blue Colors
The enormous T-shaped center island in this white kitchen is a unique design choice that dramatically increases the functionality of the space, offering plenty of options for entertaining. But, what’s really striking about this design is the contrasting blue colors of the tile backsplash and the center island cabinets. With the backsplash lighter than the island, the eye is drawn into the space, creating an inviting atmosphere.
Contemporary Kitchen Design Featuring Mid-Century Styling
At first blush, the design of this modestly sized kitchen seems contemporary, but as you look deeper, you see that it’s definitely mimicking the lines of a mid-century home. The cylindrical light fixtures over the bar countertop help to accentuate this look, as does the wood paneling at right and also below the bar countertop. The espresso barstools really completely the look, too.
Rustic Grand Kitchen Design with Picture Window
Obviously, the center piece of this rustic kitchen, which exists inside of an open-concept living space, is the picture window above the sink. However, there’s plenty more to feast your eyes upon here. For one, be sure to note the mosaic tile work around the range and hood at the back of the kitchen. Also, note how the antiquing of the cabinet finish helps to blend in the wooden elements of the design.
Dark Grey Kitchen Design with Rustic Style Detailing
Although this is just a galley kitchen, the look is decidedly luxurious thanks to the use of Sherwin Williams’ “Serious Gray” paint color on the cabinets. But, that’s not all that gives this space an air of class. This sink hardware, for example, is the perfect complement to the detailing in solid white countertops. Also, windowed cabinets help to increase the kitchen’s sense of space and depth.
Creatively Colored Kitchen with Barstools
This kitchen design obviously goes for a much more eclectic look, thanks to its mix of red, white and blue cabinetry. While this color combination could be incredibly garish, it’s not here. That has to do with how the colors are subtly incorporate and how the backsplash behind the central range helps to suggest the red of the center island beyond. Also, check out the barstools and how their colonial styling perfectly complements the motif.
Unique Kitchen Design featuring Exciting Black-and-White Color Scheme
For this kitchen, let’s start from the bottom and work our way up. Naturally, the checkered black and wood pattern for the floor is unique. However, the rest of the kitchen’s design makes good on the floor’s promise. The grey cabinets with black countertops are contrasted with the black-and-white barstools, and the grey and white tile work for the backsplash also continues the design motif.
Open-Concept Contemporary Kitchen Design with Orange Accent
There’s not mistaking the design of this open-concept kitchen for anything other than contemporary. Keeping with contemporary styling’s sense of minimalism, the kitchen uses a black-and-white color scheme with stainless steel appliances. This could be too cold and industrial, but the designer did the right thing. The pop of the bright orange barstools helps to add some personality to this kitchen!
Wooden Contemporary Kitchen Featuring a Built-In Wine Rack
When you go for a contemporary style in your kitchen, you are affording yourself some design opportunities that you wouldn’t have otherwise. In this kitchen, for example, you can see how a built-in wine rack has been expertly incorporated in the space above the front counter, adding a sense of visual interest. Otherwise, this kitchen design maximizes its assets thanks to the use of smart lighting placement.
Open Kitchen with High Ceilings Featuring Two-Tone Cabinets
Some homes have an open concept, and other homes are just wide open. This home resides resounding in the latter category. In designing the kitchen, much was done to accentuate the openness and depth of the space. The high walls above the kitchen have been given a dark coat of paint to accentuate depth, and this design move is foreshadowed by the two-tone paint scheme on the kitchen cabinets that blends seamlessly into the countertops.
Luxury Kitchen with Wood Beams and Brick Floors
When one thinks of an open-concept kitchen, one often thinks of a contemporary style. However, this kitchen proves that the open-concept can also work for a home featuring a more rustic, classic vibe too! The brick floors obviously set the mood, but it’s the rich wood beams overhead that really make the space. Note how the center island plays delightfully with this contrast thanks to its wood countertop.
Clean Kitchen Design with Richly Stained Wood Cabinets
The deep brown stain of the cabinets in this relatively simple kitchen design imparts an air of luxury that’s hard to ignore. The stainless steel appliances help a great deal in this regard, but not nearly as much as the center island. The island’s contrasting light wood countertop and grey cabinets help to add some visual pop that adds excitement to the open-concept space.
Contemporary Kitchen with Airy Open Design and Wood Beams
Rather than going for hanging cabinets, this contemporary kitchen instead uses plain glass shelves above the countertops. This helps to let this open-concept contemporary and urban living space to breath, and also allows the natural beauty of the wood beams overhead to shine through. Also worthy of note are the simple light fixtures, which add the right amount of light without drawing too much attention to themselves.
Traditional Kitchen Featuring All-White Center Island with Contemporary Style
Talk about balancing two different design concepts! When first looking at this kitchen, one is obviously drawn to the classic, deep brown cabinets at the back. However, the classic styling blends into a more contemporary one that’s suggested by the all-white center island with wrap-around countertop. The effect is definitely completed by the rectangular porcelain tiles that are used for this open-concept living spaces’ flooring.
White Kitchen with Subtle Nautical Theme and Hardwood Floors
All things considered, this is a fairly standard white kitchen design, featuring a center island and granite countertops. However, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into here. For one, check out the luminescent beauty of the hardwood floors that flow throughout the space. Also notice how the wainscoting on the sides of the center island help to establish the nautical theme of the space, which is further accentuate by the décor above and around the sink.
All-Wood Kitchen Design Featuring Light Granite Countertops
When you’re fortunate enough to have a beautiful view in your kitchen, you want to use a design that allows that view to become the focal point. That’s why the all-wood design of this kitchen is so clutch; it suggests the wooded natural environment without. Note, though, that the space is given an air of luxury thanks to the granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. You can have your cake and eat it too!
Cabin Galley Kitchen with Unique Built-In Breakfast Nook
When space is at a premium, you have to get creative with how you layout your kitchen. This example does a tremendous job, most notably in how it includes a breakfast nook that perfectly blends into the cabinets and counters. But, that’s not the only smart kitchen design choice that’s been made here. Rather than going for a built-in, dedicated island, this kitchen instead features a floating one, which can be moved to accommodate different needs.
White and Blue Kitchen With Country Styling and Unique Center Island
A center island in your kitchen can be so much more than simple a place that offers extra work space and storage. Note how the center island here also creatively includes places for seating. Additionally, note how the glass-front cabinets help to accentuate the space’s natural beauty. Finally, check out how the island is perfectly incorporated into the broader space thanks to the color of the cabinets being mirrored in the paint around the range.
Contemporary Kitchen with Wood Cabinets and Over-Sink Television
Everyone loves to cook these days, but let’s face facts: sometimes doing all that prep work can get boring. So, why wouldn’t you consider including a flat-screen television in your kitchen’s design? This beautiful contemporary kitchen with wood cabinets does so by placing the small flat-screen television above the sink. But, the real highlight here is the dark beams and columns that separate the kitchen from the dining room in the foreground.
Green Open-Concept Kitchen with Brick Pizza Oven
With a beautiful kitchen like this, who would ever spend the money on delivery pizza? Obviously, the focal point here is the brick oven, which you’ll find on the right-hand side. However, there’s more to talk about here! For one, note how well the green cabinets work in conjunction with the tile floors and brick and stone walls. The effect is decidedly natural, which gives this space a warm and inviting vibe.
Black and White Country Kitchen with Luxury Touches
This beautiful country kitchen uses a black-and-white color scheme to great effect. Note how the paint on the center island is mirrored in the detailing around the oven and range, as well as in the crown molding above the cabinets. This contrasting visual effect is also suggested by the light antiquing that’s been done to the cabinet doors themselves. Ultimately, though, smart lighting helps to really bring out the beauty of the design.
Clean Contemporary Kitchen Design with Glass-Tile Backsplash
The clean and white contemporary styling of this kitchen is perfectly accented by the tobacco-color hardwood floors. But, the real stand out here is the grey backsplash, which is made from irregularly sized pieces of glossy glass. The mosaic styling reflects the rich grain of the hardwood floors, while also breaking up the lines of the space visually. Naturally, stainless steel appliances are necessary with this backsplash color choice.
Small Corner Kitchen Design with Beautiful Light Fixtures
In a smaller kitchen, making smart use of lighting is paramount, as a kitchen design can otherwise seem dark and foreboding, even if it uses lighter paint colors. Here, the use of both recessed lighting and the use of hanging light fixtures above the windows and over the sink is a smart choice. Also, the use of glass-front cabinets help to make this small kitchen feel more spacy and more open than it otherwise might.
Open-Concept Kitchen Design that Makes Excellent Use of Space
The L-shaped counter in the center of this kitchen design accomplishes two things. One it dramatically increases the available workspace in the kitchen, but it also turns the space into one that’s absolutely perfect for entertaining. Note also how a center island is included behind this L-shaped counter, which means that whoever is doing the cooking can stay in contact with whatever guests he or she might be entertaining.
Blue and White Kitchen Beautifully Incorporated into Open-Concept Space
When creating a kitchen design that will inhabit an open-concept space, you have to find a way of creating some degree of visual separation. Here, this is accomplished thanks to a steely-grey blue wall paint that’s slightly contrasted by the brighter color used on the center island. Otherwise, the kitchen goes for a subdued vibe with antiqued white cabinets and a polished granite countertop, both for the main cabinets and for the island.
Gorgeous Kitchen with Center Island Functioning as Main Workspace
This gorgeous and contemporary kitchen design has a lot to marvel at. For the main line-kitchen design, built-in ovens are included, and there’s also a tall wine cooler that signals this kitchen will be used as an entertaining space. With workspace at a premium in the main portion of the kitchen, the countertop on the center island is quite large. The space between the island and the main part of the kitchen, though, ensures that people can flow freely through the space.
Contemporary Urban Kitchen Design with White Countertops
Those who have an appreciation for urban living will find a lot to love about this small, yet charming contemporary kitchen design. The first thing to note is the inclusion of a beautiful wine rack in the side of the kitchen’s center island. But, what really makes this kitchen pop is the choice of using a solid-surface white countertop in conjunction with unadorned, dark-stained wood cabinets. The center light fixtures help to complete the urban feeling.
Beautiful White Kitchen with In-Cabinet Lighting
With a white kitchen design, it’s important to build a degree of visual interest with contrasts and smart lighting. The line of glass-front cabinets around the top of this design, which features in-cabinet lighting, helps to create a sense of dimension here. (Imagine what this will look like in the nighttime.) Also, the choice of the black, leathered granite countertops is super smart, yielding an overall design that feels fresh and clean.
Grand Luxury White Kitchen with Tin and Wood Beam Ceiling
In a grander open-concept living space, you’ll also need to think more grandly with your kitchen design. This massive kitchen is, of course, incredibly grand in terms of size, but it’s also grand in terms of its design choices. The tin ceiling overhead creates an instant sense of luxury and refinement that’s only made better by the darkly stained wood beams overhead. Also, the large center island provides plenty of workspace while also providing plenty of space for guests.
Rustic Kitchen with Beautiful Luxury Touches and Black Color Scheme
There’s a lot to see in the design of this beautiful rustic kitchen that makes use of a black color scheme with minimal white accents. First, the all-brick ‘hearth’ area at the left, which houses the antique oven and range, helps to establish this rustic feel. However, the thing that really deserves attention are the bronzed hardware pieces that absolutely pop against the black cabinets and beige countertops.
Line Kitchen Design in Open Concept Space That’s Perfect for Entertaining
In an open-concept space where you want design elements to pull double duty, you’ll want to do something like this with your kitchen. The line design is incredibly efficient, while also making it possible for the long center island to double a place for guests to gather and drink. The use of recessed lighting (and the lack of hanging lights) also helps to ensure that the visual lines of the space are unbroken.
White Kitchen Design with Unique Center Island Featuring Stone and Wood
There’s no denying that a white kitchen design can feel visually sterile. This effect can be broken up, though, by using natural elements! Here, you’ll note that the center island features stone on the sides as well as a beautiful wood countertop with an inlaid farmhouse sink. This unique choice gives the space some visual pop and creates an inviting atmosphere.
Contemporary Kitchen with Mosaic Tile Walls
This contemporary kitchen design makes a number of unique choices. Extending the mosaic tile backsplash up the entire wall above the sink is one such choice. But, don’t let this distract you from the center island, which features an extended countertop that allows the island to double a dining area for the kitchen itself. Also, there are cabinets in every corner of the room, providing plenty of workspace.
Clean Wood and White Kitchen with Craftsman Styling
There’s no mistaking the Craftsman influence on this brand-new luxury kitchen design. What’s really cool, though, is how the kitchen deftly balances its wood and white elements. The main cabinets feature white countertops, while the center island features white cabinets with a wood countertop that shares its stain with the main cabinets. The effect is visually exciting and allows the cabinet detailing to shine through.
Black Wood Kitchen Design with Industrial Styling
If you like the idea of industrial styling, but want something for yourself that feels a bit warmer, then you should absolutely inspect the elements of this kitchen design. The choice of barstools is very smart, as is the choice to go for black cabinets that still allow their natural wood grain to shine through. But, what’s really cool here is the bare hanging light fixtures that hover over the granite countertop of the center island.
Luxury Country Kitchen with Breakfast Bar
You don’t need to be a fan of country style to recognize how splendid this kitchen design is. While we could talk about the rich wood, light fixtures and stonework, what’s really cool is the way that a breakfast bar has been included. Note how it runs parallel to the massive center island, creating a sense of visual cohesion, which is so instrumentally important to a grand kitchen design like this one.
Large White Kitchen with Square Center Island
Speaking of visual cohesion, check out this gorgeous white kitchen design. The main focal point here is obviously the square-shaped center island, which provides ample workspace for whoever’s cooking. Note also how this square center island works in perfect harmony with the box ceiling overhead, and also how the black countertops help to accentuate the design’s sense of perspective and depth.
Simple Kitchen Design with Aqua Blue Subway Tiles
In a simpler kitchen design that features white cabinets, getting some degree of visual pop is extremely important. This design does an excellent job of this by making use of aqua blue frost glass subway tiles on the walls both around and underneath the cabinets. This color choice adds a sense of relaxation to the space and works in perfect harmony with the picture window above the sink.
Clean Contemporary Kitchen Design without Wall Cabinets
While most homeowners will want to have wall cabinets in their kitchen, they’re not always necessary. In a smaller home, you may consider foregoing wall cabinets, as this will help you to preserve a sense of space and openness in your design. Take this kitchen that features no wall cabinets and instead has shelves and a wine rack. One feels the openness here, and one also gets a lot that’s visually exciting to look at.
Luxury Kitchen That Makes Interesting Use of Space
With more and more homes going open-concept these days, it’s important to remember that you can make interesting choices with respect to your kitchens layout. Here, the L-shaped center island is totally non-traditional, however it perfectly complements the flow of this open-concept space. In addition, the beautiful light fixtures over the island help to improve the visual beauty of the space overall.
With its vaulted ceilings, this dream kitchen design’s vertical space is filled by a large clock over the range.
Against the exposed brick wall, the white cabinets in this dream kitchen design really pop.
The striped backsplash in this dream kitchen is a perfect design element, adding visual pop to the dark cabinets.
Dark and White
The dark hardwood floors along with the black countertops creating a stunning look for this dream kitchen design.
Orange and Biege
With a color scheme that recalls an orange creamsicle, this dream kitchen design is thoroughly charming.
The long layout and steel accents of this dream luxury kitchen make it one that’s fit for a professional.
Two overhanging chandeliers perfectly frame all of the luxury touches in this dream kitchen design.
Including shelves in your dream kitchen’s island provides you with an excellent place to store all of those awesome cookbooks you’ve been collecting!
Grab a Seat
If you want a dream kitchen that’s conducive to entertaining, be sure to include a table and chairs.
The antiqued wood cabinets with dark hardware create a beautiful and luxurious look for this dream kitchen.
You might gain the skills necessary to be a contestant on Masterchef with a stunning dream kitchen like this one.
The black hardware on the white cabinets in this kitchen create a zippy vibe that’s hard to ignore.
Wood beams can create an amazing dimensional look for your dream kitchen. Check out how they’re balanced by copper accents.
Let There Be Light
Imagine waking up to coffee in this stunning dream kitchen, which gets amazing light from windows and skylights.
One way to create a stand-out look for your dream kitchen is to do something different with the countertop and cabinets of your island.
Cook and Work
A great luxury touch that would be appreciated in many kitchen is a small desk area, where a child could do homework or where you can keep your cookbooks.
The arched window and the arched doorway in this dream kitchen are mirrored by the island’s overhanging light fixtures.
The clean white look of this luxury and modern dream kitchen is given visual excitement thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows.
In this rustic, Craftsman-style dream kitchen, overhead windows add to the architectural appeal of the space.
Islands In The Stream
In terms of creating the dream look that you’re after, pay attention to the kitchen island, and be sure to add subtle luxurious touches.
Not only does the unique shape of the island in this dream kitchen create visual appeal, it also serves to maximize workspace.
You’ve got to love how this dream kitchen design perfectly straddles the line between a classic look and modern appeal and conveniences.
When the track lighting is flipped on in this dream kitchen, dark wood of the cabinets really shines.
There’s a lot to love in this dream kitchen’s design, most especially the long bar-style countertop.
Business In The Middle
Typically, all of the heavy-duty kitchen appliances will be along the outside of the kitchen; this dream design inverts the order.
Within a modern living space, you don’t need to do much to create a beautiful kitchen; it’s all about what you need!
The square center island in this dream kitchen design ensures that there’s a maximum of space for people to flow around the room.
You’ve got to love the way the creamy red walls work with the light hardwood floors and white cabinets in this kitchen design.
If you’re a person that loves rustic style, then this may be the kitchen design that you’ve seen in your dreams.
The vaulted ceilings overhead are pretty much the cherry on top for this dream-worthy kitchen design.
Maximum of Space
In this open-concept space, the kitchen has been designed in such a way as to maximize available counter space.
What more can you say about this massive white kitchen with it’s impressive wooden beams?
The wooden part of the island that sweeps out to provide seating is a really cool touch in this dream kitchen design.
The design of this dream kitchen is as polished as the various surfaces that make it up.
The subtle used of stained glass in the cabinets of this dream kitchen is a perfect design choice.
With an island as massive as it is beautiful, there can be no doubt that there’s full dining in this dream kitchen.
With two islands that move around one another, this dream kitchen design provides ample space for multiple cooks.
The green walls and ceilings in this dream kitchen create a wonderful and cheerful vibe.
Keep It Natural
With natural wood, this dream kitchen is thoroughly attractive, but the layout really makes things awesome.
Rack ‘Em Up
Two racks for hanging pots and pans help to fill the vertical space in this dream kitchen design.
This kitchen dips out of the open-concept living space, providing separation between cooking and entertaining.
When it comes to making your home’s living spaces (including your kitchen) as attractive as possible, natural light is your best friend.
The design of this dream kitchen allows it to blend in perfectly with the rest of the open-concept living space.
Drink And Be Merry
There’s a lot to love about the design of this contemporary dream kitchen, most especially that full-sized wine chiller at left.
Check out how much charm the light blue island in this dream kitchen adds to the space.
If you’re a person that’s got a yen for Craftsman style, then this is likely the kind of kitchen that you’ve been dreaming of.
The curved area of cabinets in this luxury dream kitchen is a deft and functional design choice.
There are a number of charming design elements in this dream coastal kitchen, including the chalkboard at right.
Dark Wood and White
It’s hard not to appreciate the stunning visual appeal of the dark wood cabinets balanced by the white countertops. Also, check out the tile floor!
When it comes to dream kitchens, white cabinets are to be expected – so, you’ll need an interesting backsplash to break things up!
Who wouldn’t love to have this much space (and this much beauty) in their dream kitchen design?
Make use of what you’ve got! If your kitchen has a view like this (and access to cool ocean breezes) then make sure you do something to incorporate that view!